He was in no way flattered either by his figures after a fine display of swing and seam bowling on a pitch still offering him and others minimal assistance.
Given the predicted advance of Cyclone Sandra tomorrow, England had no sensible option but to enforce the follow-on.
But it was no surprise that they then found progress slow through the evening session, with conditions still very much in the batsmen's favour and a hard-worked attack in which Anderson was soon showing distress signals.
A moment of brilliance from Ian Bell at leg slip, immediately after being positioned there by Alastair Cook, brought a one-handed diving catch to see the back of Rutherford in Panesar's first over.
England's only other opportunity was another half-chance given by Williamson on one, which Prior could not take at full length down the leg side off Finn.